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Odessa Cox (3rd from right) with family and friends at Founder's Day celebration at Los Angeles Southwest College, located at 1600 W. Imperial Highway. She was the principal founder of the college. Left to right: Raymond Cox, Reba Cox Long, Dr. Thomas Lakin, Odessa Cox, Brenda Cox, Dr. Sandra Cox.
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